Tunisia Highlights

"I feel like Tunisia"

Tunisia has a great cultural heritage from its extraordinary history and an interesting natural beauty diversity, especially a strong contrast between forested coastlines and Saharan sand seas in the south. Tunisia is also reputated by its sand-fringed Mediterranean coast, scented with jasmine and sea breezes. Enjoy sun-sand-and-sea holidays.

Tunisia Ratings

Cultural Exchange: 4.9 out of 5 stars (4.9 / 5)

Outdoor Activity: 4 out of 5 stars (4 / 5)

Nature Discovery: 4.5 out of 5 stars (4.5 / 5)

Overall: 4.5 out of 5 stars (4.5 / 5)

Outdoor Activities in Tunisia

Diving, Running, Surfing, Trekking

Country Profile

Capital: Tunis

Important cities: Tunis, Bizerte, Djerba (Hawmat as Suq), Gabes, Kairouan (Al Qayrawan), El Kef, Monastir (Sidi al Ghudamisi), Sfax (Safaqis), Sousse (Sosah), Tozeur, Métlaoui

Currency: Tunisian Dinar (TND)

Visa policy: Link

Area: 163,610 km2

Languages: Arabic, French

Mobile Phone: The major operators are Orange, Tunisie Telecom and Ooredoo. Local SIM cards are cheap and available. Mobile-phone coverage is excellent (including 4G), apart from in the desert and deep countryside.

Country code: +216

Electricity: 220V, 50Hz

Internet TLD: .tn

Time Zone: UTC+1

Sources: Lonely Planet, Wikipedia, Wikitravel


Description: Tunisia has a teamperate weather in its northern part and a desertic one in the south. Summers are hot and dry and witers are mild and rainy.

When should you go: Tunisia should be visited in spring (April to June) and autumn (September to November). We advise also to visit the Sahara from December to March. Beaches can be reached during the summer.

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